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2012 Green Power Leadership Awards Winners, video courtesy Center for Resource Solutions

CRS Market Development Award Winners
The four Market Development Awards recognize individuals, companies, or other renewable energy industry leaders that have helped build the market for green power:

  • Best Marketing Campaign by a Green Power Supplier:Puget Sound Energy
  • Best Green Power Education Outreach Program:Wisconsin Public Service Community Foundation
  • Best Marketing Campaign by a Green Power Purchaser:National Football League
  • Green Power Pioneer Award: Lisa Jackson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Read more about the 2012 Market Development Award Winners.


2012 EPA Purchaser Awards
EPA recognized 24 leading green power purchasers in five categories: On-site Generation, Green Power Purchasing, Green Power Partner of the Year, Green Power Community of the Year, and Sustained Excellence in Green Power. This year’s Green Power Purchaser Award Winners are:

On-site Generation (2)

  • Coca-Cola Refreshments
  • Zotos International, Inc.

Green Power Purchasing (12)

  • American University
  • Bloomberg L.P.
  • City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Kettle Foods
  • Lockheed Martin
  • McDonald’s USA, LLC
  • MOM’s Organic Market
  • NYSE Euronext
  • Quinnipiac University
  • TD Bank
  • The North Face

Green Power Partner of the Year (4)

  • City of Austin, Texas
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • University of Oklahoma

Green Power Community of the Year (2)

  • Beaverton, Oregon Community
  • Oak Park, Illinois Community

Sustained Excellence in Green Power (4)

  • Intel Corporation
  • Kohl’s Department Stores
  • Staples
  • Whole Foods Market

2012 EPA Green Power Supplier Awards
EPA recognized three organizations in two categories: Green Power Supplier of the Year and Innovative Green Power Program of the Year. This year’s Green Power Supplier Award Winners are:

Green Power Supplier of the Year (2)

  • Renewable Choice Energy
  • Sterling Planet

Innovative Green Power Program of the Year (1)

  • Wellesley Municipal Light Plant

View the EPA’s Green Power Leadership Awards page


Contact Us
For additional information on the EPA’s Awards, please email Mollie Lemon at or call 202-343-9859.

For additional information on the CRS Market Development Awards, please contact Beatriz Gómez at 415-561-2103 or rem [at]

About Renewable Energy Markets
For nearly two decades, Renewable Energy Markets (REM) has defined and expanded marketplace opportunities for clean power. Bridging the interests of renewable energy generators, sellers, and utilities with those of purchasers, policymakers, and the communities that benefit from clean energy, REM is the nation’s premier forum for the energy community to gather, learn from each other, and recognize best practices for promoting renewable energy. It is organized by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions and co-sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Learn more

About EPA’s Green Power Partnership
EPA’s Green Power Partnership is a voluntary program that encourages organizations to buy green power as a way to reduce the environmental impacts associated with purchased electricity use. The Partnership currently has more than 1,300 Partner organizations voluntarily purchasing billions of kilowatt-hours of green power annually. Partners include a wide variety of leading organizations such as Fortune 500 companies, small and medium sized businesses, local, state, and federal governments, and colleges and universities. For more information,